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List of Governors of Cesar Department

Number of Governors of the Department of Cesar by party affiliation
Party Governors
Liberal 16
Conservative 5
Green 1

The Governor of Cesar Department is the popularly elected leader of the department of Cesar in northern Colombia to manage executive functions.

Since the establishment of the Cesar Department on December 21, 1967, governors were appointed by the President of Colombia until the Colombian Constitution of 1991 changed it to election by popular vote.

Governors

Order Image Governor Term Notes
1 Alfonso López Michelsen December 21, 1967 - August 14, 1968 First Governor of the Department of Cesar
2 Luis Roberto García August 16, 1968 - September 28, 1968 Interim
3 Alfonso Araújo Cotes September 21, 1968 - August 21, 1970
4 José Antonio Murgas August 22, 1970 - June 17, 1971
5 Manuel Germán Cuello June 19, 1971 - August 13, 1974
6 Luis Roberto García August 14, 1974 - March 13, 1975
7 Guillermo Baute Pavajeau March 14, 1975 - May 19, 1975
8 Ernesto Palencia Caratt May 22, 1975 - June 5, 1975 Interim
9 Alfonso Araújo Cotes June 7, 1975 - August 30, 1977
10 Armando Barros Baquero August 31, 1977 - April 25, 1978
10 Jaime Murgas Arzuaga April 25, 1978 - August 24, 1978
11 José Guillermo Castro Castro August 25, 1978 - March 12, 1981
12 Carmen García Vargas March 12, 1981 - March 23, 1981 Interim
13 Jorge Dangond Daza March 23, 1981 - August 27, 1982 Appointed by General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla.
14 Edgardo Pupo Pupo August 27, 1982 - August 23, 1983
15 Luis Rodriguez Valera August 23, 1983 - August 25, 1986
16 Maria Inés Castro de Ariza August 25, 1986 - March 6, 1987
17 Alfredo Araujo Castro March 7, 1987 - April 13, 1989 Interim
18 Paulina Mejía de Castro April 14, 1989 - February 8, 1990
19 Armando Maestre Pavajeau February 9, 1990 - September 2, 1990
20 Adalberto Ovalle Muñoz September 3, 1990 - June 14, 1991
21 Juan Carlos Quintero Castro June 15, 1991 - July 18, 1991
22 Abraham José Romero July 19, 1991 - November 13, 1991
23 Carlos Alberto Henao November 14, 1991 - January 1, 1992
24 Lucas Segundo Gnecco Cerchar January 1, 1992 - January 1, 1995 First popularly elected governor
25 Mauricio Pimiento January 1, 1995 - January 1, 1998
26 Lucas Segundo Gnecco Cerchar January 1, 1998 – 2000
27 César Gustavo Solano Noriega 2000 Interim
28 Rafael Bolaños Guerrero January 1, 2001 - January 1, 2004
29 Hernando Molina Araujo January 1, 2005 - May 17, 2007 Involved in the Colombian parapolitics scandal
30 Luis Carlos Ramirez Ariza May 17, 2007 - July 26, 2007 Interim
31 Rodrigo Canosa July 26, 2007 - December 21, 2007 Interim - Removed on charges of corruption
32 Clara Inés Collazos December 21, 2007 - January 1, 2008 Interim
33 Cristian Moreno Panezo January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2011
34 Luis Alberto Monsalvo Gnecco January 1, 2012 – Present

See also

References

  • Cesar 30 Años de Progreso - Gobernacion del Cesar (1997) booklet
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